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OCALA EVENING STAB, WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 18, 1916
OGALA EVENING STAR
PUBLISHED EVERT D AT EXCEPT SUNDAY
COFFINS IN OCALA
BITTINGER CAKROIX, PROPRIETORS
General Uaaase ' Port V, Leareaffeod, Boilsew Mauser
J. II. Beajantla, Edlta -- -v- ' -
II. R. Carroll,
Entered at Ocala, Fla., poatofnce as second class matter.
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Copyright. 1316. by the Chicago
For Vice President
Thomas Marshall ,
J. Turner Butler.
Morton jaraoauo. i
J. P. Ciarkson. ' , j
Frank Hams. ,
Milton H. Mabry Sr.
Will II. Price. -For
United States Senator
- Park Trammell.
Fer Congressman Second District
For Secretary of State
II. Clay Crawford.
For State Treasurer
'J. C. Luning.
For State Superintendent of Schools
W. N. Sheats.
For Justices Supreme Court ; -
Jefferson B. Browne.
R. F. Taylor.
For Railroad Commissioner
Royal C. Dunn.
For Adjutant General
J. Clifford R. Foster. '
For the House of Representatives
For County Judge
W. E. Smith. '
J. P. Galloway.
For Gerk Circuit Court
P. H. Nugent.
For Superintendent Public Schools
J. H. Brinson.
For Tax Assessor
Alfred Ayer. "
For Tax Collector
W. W. Stripling.
. . ; ;x v; 1TTV
me lnvlteu US w vimi. uua m naou
ington when he takes Frank Clark's
"Life," one of the most independent .V, . . - . . .
j iniflMntW uul vjr o
puu" 4T8 . ' Vt" 1.;;:; of politics Mr. Coffin stands a better
oca jr 9 a v -v w . 4 - T . .. . L. m-m,
(Continued from Saturday)
beat the ad mini stration candidate in
chance of going to heaven than to
Messrs. John P. Coffin and Francis
P. Coffin, of Johnston, the former one
of the leaders of .the Florida prohibi
tionists arid the latter prohibition
candidate for Congress in this district,
were Jn the city last night and this
morning, and while here paid the Star
a pleasant call. They are both clever
gentlemen to meet.' Mr. Coffin Sr. is
a grizzled old veteran from the West,
has been a newspaper man m Kan
sas, and has had other strenuous ex
periences. Mr. Coffin Jr. is a very
gave bond in. the sum of $1000. We -V fnT
L.,x , .v... m,nt rt pretty as .a girl. His picture printed
i . . i ifiii ma tauiuaiu iiwiwuv ,
prosecute the ree x ress or
We would consider ourself
merited to have it abuse us.
I - A. -, a-h Vi x I'' AO U'WAr) LT I O T fcT ' O I a . a i
Jim Hears of Agnes.
f"THERE were something over 2,000 1
, El soldiers In that stockade, and
H within another just, like It "a
few miles away were about
4,000 civil prisoners. These men had
aet been soldiers, but they were of
iWhen there was work which the re
gent's military authorities wished done
these men were led out, like felons or
like slaves, to perform the task under
the watch of soldiers. The military
prisoners were forced to work iu the
Bame way, but they at least were hon
ored with a stronger" puard.
It was not strange, therefore, that
stories began to circulate about Amer
ican girls who, of their own choice.
went to the conquerors. No one un
derstood it better than the American
men themselves those-, herded like
slaves within the stockade. They had
failed completely to protect their wo
men. They had failed so miserably
tkat many of the girls at least must
Franpis P. Coffin, the ODDonent of I sen them onlv as cowards and lu-
Mr. Clark, has done as yet but little ferlors in comparison with the con-
juu. 6 .... .fnTrn - t Anrn. the camnaifm. auerors. Tneir instinct or aumirauon
has not satisfied the Germans. Uej; ' vj toward the conauerors. their contemjit
xL. A a ha ingress.
ine .pri.r::r .The Messrs. Coffin were distributing
.t. u .t, mi in 'Vio I the literature the Star denounced the
fiT T i ro anri showing them where some of th(
that are almost solidly German ana & . , VN.,xt,
;t x ,x n;V statements were absolutely untruth
wimu8T ful. -To do them justice, they both
tne anu-wiison man. xn uuc wj. mcoci , ;':-...-,
x,- seemed ready to correct any misstate
counues, vuiowsuu, wc auUUBMvU . w-,si, ,,v0 if fh
IllCiiV bUaif HICJT MUguv a :
other he got sixty votes to eight P. -; c. nTra
hundred for Colquitt. Culberson won
easily because there were not Ger
mans enough in Texas to beat him,
but the German counties there told
a n mm
e. 1 - t
Mr. Coffin Sr. gave us the following
Ocala, Fla., October 18, 1916.
Editor Star: In your edition of the
l?De, WU1V" 16th: under the heading of "Con-
unmistaKaDiy tne sertimenis oi uiei ... . m i n
' - on rara Afrnmst fTfaTV " TOtl state that
German voters. Everywhere in the Vr ' t
r"t j i x tj v. j and meet Clark m debate, like a man,
Wilson and elect Hughes and notf or around and distributes scur
American reasons but for German f-xx v:
reasons. Ai. mr, iiuguca iB .Bra.u
will be the German vote that will do
the job. He will get it because Wil
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R. R. CARROLL
Mr. Clark offered him ; some of his
time in Macclenny but there were
has not stopped the export of muni-
x: A l. linn s4- lwnVan not nnfTi 1Tnar
: - : reasons why Mr. Coffin could not ac
land, and he has not pussy-footed ! a nn wio .. , M riflrl
with the hyphens.
tent to keep our government neutral.
rV n voaonn was Thar Mr I lOTlr
na r -1 u r iuf 11 i'iiti. i
He has not insisted that it be pro-
German. Therefore the hyphens are
all stacked up to run him out of office,
and they may succeed. Certainly Mr.
had been warned, we understood, that
he should not speak for Knott, on
pain of personal unpleasantness. We
did not desire this and as we could not
and distrust of the conquered, was not
only as old as the Sabine women: it
was as old as sex itself.
One of these J stories, circulated
among the prisoners In Jim's stockade,
concerned a girl from the west who.
from her description, most certainly
was Agnes. The report was that she
go on the platform without asking Ijiad become or was to become the wife
him where he stood in the guberna-
At present it looks like Wilson .will
be elected. x
The seventh annual citrus seminar
is in session in Gainesville.
That Mexican conference will saw
wood and say nothing till after elec
tion.' , . , " . ' -': '.' ;.
The New York Herald's straw vote
givesgives New York state to Wilson
r ri : campaign we refrained from do-
? U-. "M . censured by friendg
even in his most meitea mooas, mai - , . -
lor iiol uuuig &u. .
Reeardinsr the anonymous feature
f Vio ?-rnl!i- T unch in cfafp that T
A good many people have labored " Z " " 7w
oibuabivu - va
could detach a German vote."
j xi. v,4. -d;v, Wi" c"c'c
lil.,, cf,fc ground by stating that I am person-
v,.rvru9 BcrciJ " Dr::' allv the author of that circular and
wiii oe atijiarKe next monaay, ine
wrote the famous
sage,' which stopped ' British- aggres
sion in South America, Mr. Cleve-
h,m,Clf and Mr 0.ney taewth,ng desircs. ; :
23rd, as demanded by Mr. Clark, then
and there to' account to him for the
of it until Mr. Cleveland read l it to naesty
him the day it was sent to Congress.
The message closed with the follow
ing words, which sound like prophecy:
"There is no calamity which a great
of one of the enemy's captains.
Jim did not try to convince himsei.
that the girl, of whom the prisoners
were talking that day, could not be
Agnes. If they had said, that uearnce
Logan had gone over to the conquerors
he would have had no basis of. bene v
ntr: h would have refused th?
thought: it could not be so.
There were no "lines now -which
were held by American forces; 'there
were only lines beyond which the re
gent was not yetready to extend the
regions of occupation. The new Amer
ican army was massing so the mili
tary prisoners in the stockade heard
The T prohibitionists of Florida are in Ohio now and was preparing posi
supporting Mr. Catts as the regular tions south from Sandusky or Toledo
nominee of the people of Florida. So to the Ohio jiver, but the prince was
a T IrnAw Mr-. ; f!fltts bas never 1 not yet pusning nis conquest mat iar.
xx .w - w I - . . . . . - , 1 1 I
The American armies mvanauiy naa -i
It is a distinct chill on democratic
enthusiasm to have Ollie James cer
tain Wilson will win. ;
. It's the fashion now to
America as a great power. In a lew
years it may be Ihe fashion to refer
to it as a great weakness.
On its first page Tuesday the Jam
pa Times printed the picture of one
of Marion's veterans and most honor
ed men General Alfred Ayer.
That sterling old citizen and staunch
friend of the Star, Mr. B. I. Freyer-
muth of near Martel, was in town
After a long spell of sickness, our
venerable fellow citizen, Mr. F. Fishel,
is able to be out again, and his numer
ous friends are glad to see him.
One hundred and thirty Americans
are on their way home from Europe
on the French liner Rochambeau.
Here's hoping the U-53 doesn't meet
them in mid-ocean.
invite which equals ;HS,!LUw -treat the burning or de.
which follows a supine submission to
oil stnrpa nnd Hnnnliea of
" 1 , , . - 1 It. I otxwjxxiS wx ... . -rx- r
wrons- and injustice and. the conse- 4 ruu . "c " . " 7,f every sort which could not he remov-
quent loss of national self-respect an&l-"--; mca Vssimy hhbui ue
.vv v;t. . for which Mr. Clark stands' it would invader These tactics were delaying
not be unreasonable to believe that I the
who had planned to
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a - . r i . . . .
a uwiwe a . . . . ... .m! r i.x I xi v. qi, "hir. ,noo
siupabxiica ncic nvu xtxx. uvxuxm i vu. w.
Mr. Catts stands in the same relation his ships to transport food and supplies
. ,T ,n I.:' fn fl,0 nrAliiKififttiistii nf Florida as do arms ana ammumuon xor iue rey-
wnen tne u -do was uumuS i- - - r-----. iments already in America and pre-
ff the "New England coast, the New I all the otner candidates oi
York Herald sent wireless warnings ticket who -were on the primary bal- ments as fast as expected.
to all vessels approaching the coast, lot, and all of those, as well as Mr. ,We are' fighting," said Stone, the
!: m .9 . I'll. l - .1?
Our navy department considers this atts, nave tnanKea. tne cnairman oi chief 0f sjtaff, "as Washlnston fought
action a violation of neutrality and the prohibitionists for the honor done He lost New York and Philadelphia
k,. .u; 'n,;i;to, in them. John P. Coffin, and Charleston, but he kept an army
Herald's wireless station to prevent a Chairman state central committee w m- """V.,"" ,7
repetition of the act. The Herald the, Prohibitionists of Florida, Tina je w ll to
comments on this as follows:
"No matter what is transpiring be
yond the three mile limit in these ter
ritorial waters, no word must go out
Blalock Brothers, 107 Oklawaha
to see. A dozen ships laden . with avenue, have established a cutd gaso
women and children may be approach-1 line filling station. Open from 6 a. m
imr a danger zone, but no hint must I to 9:30 p. m. 6-lm
go forth warning them, because such
word might also be a warning to war-1 FORD FOR SALE
ships. . Good cannot be done lest harm
follow to neutrality, The government A first-class Ford touring car in ex-
is quite right in enforcing strict neu-jceiient condition; seat covers, perfect I planes or a squadron of his dirigibles
tralitv. Yet see how it works in the wnririno. CZtuv & Tiavis lActnV jstarter flew over one or another of the cities
blockading of our ports and the en-jand lights; new tires, V-shaped rad
dangering of innocent lives on the J jator, etc. Apply to R. R. Carroll,
high seas!" Ocala, Fla.,
at. last he won.
every city in the
nation must be desolated. Every day
we are growing stronger and better
prepared; ' every day the enemy ex
tends "his lines to seize more ravaged
regions; he is growing weaker." .
The regent's generals realized that
winter, firmly established, added to
the difficulties of their campaign., Chi
cago, Gary St. Louis, Minneapolis, St
Paul, Kansas City, Omaha, Des Moines
and Denver had. become monstrous mu
Almost daily a flotilla of the regent's
in- the Mississippi valley. Thus Elgin
again and again was attacked.
In 1870. several French warships
which were cruising off New York
harbor, watching for German mer
chant ships, were ordered off by the
United States government. .
Thomas Mott Osborne has sfinally
resigned as warden of Sing Sing
prison. He seems to have had good
influence over the convicts, but official
opposition to him was too strong to be
At the meeting of the Odd Fellows
Tuesday night, the following brethren
were instructed in the mysteries of
the first degree: C. K. Sage, C. JV.
Moreman, J. T. Jones, J. M. Neely, W.
A. Euff man, Guy Felts and J. F. Mar
tin. ; v'... , -:T;:;'v;.y-fi':
"We have seized and destroyed your
property, we have murdered your
men and young children, and we have
ravaged your women. Is there any
thing that will make a white-livered
Gringo fight"? is the pleasing saluta
tion with which Americans are greet
ed in Mexico, ' 1
it you aon t neneve we are yioiat- . We - makino- 5. 6 and 10 cent
ing the laws of humanity in selling Ioayes of bread, and advise the use of
. It was the autumn of the year 1919
in Cayuga county, N. Y., a brown and
naivhAd Reassan. even more, rainless
the latter size. Carter's ' Bakery, tf RiAN Y WOMEN OF OUR
HOME STATE WOULD
All kinds of seed for fall garden
now in stock. Ocala Seed Store.
supplies to the Allies, read the f ol
lowing from a German newspaper:
"On the Somme our best and brav
est are' bleeding; they also bleed on
the Meuse and on the Ancre. An.un
nflralleled e-jrnenditure of shells is
tnminc the trenrhes nnA their connec- For service first, trade at Gerigs
. ' I AAfifii'ff 1Anl -mM errwa -
tions into neaps of rubbish. y no sup- j "B6
plies them? If you ask the mourning
mother, 'What has robbed you of your The Evening Star : may always be
son, your pride and your hope?' her found on sale at Gerig's News Store.!
reply is, The lust for profit of the
American millionaires. 1 here is - a
country whose war aim is quite clear
America with her object of becom
ing the sole world banker by deliver
ing immense war supplies. Behind the
Somme front stands, an enemy whom
we cannot reach " Her war is a one
side war, against which we are unabte
to retaliate. , She is the vampire who
sucks the blood from Europe's arter-
ies because she is able to suck in at
the same time Europe's gold.
Judging by what we see in some
West Virginia, papers kindly furnish
ed usby a friend, Mr. Hughes has not
much chance of carrying that gener
ally doubtful state. While on the su
preme bench Mr. Hughes rendered a
decision which West Virginians con
sidered unjust to their state and they
have good memories.
Richard Hargraves, editor of the
Jacksonville Free Press, was arrested
Monday on a charge cf criminal libel
preferred, by C. D. Dlackwell, a prom
inent lawyer of Live' Oak. ' Hargraves
' Catts denounces Catholics so fierce
ly that it is very inconsistent for him
to accept the support of any of them
for office. . Notwithstanding, John P.
Stokes of Pensaeola, one of the most
prominent Catholics in Florida is one
of Catts' staunch supporters. This
action of Mr. Stokes confutes two of
Catts' arguments at once.
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It will ray everybody to hear him. Contractor in tbr city.
Frank Clark, our representative in
Congress, will be in the city Friday
afternoon, and will address' the people
from the bandstand on the public
suare at 7:30 in the evening. ; Mr.
Clark is one of the best speakers in
St. Petcrsbure. Fla. "I used Dr.
Pierce's Favorite Prescription before and
for several weeks
after the . birth of
my baby. This
course l followed
with each of my
three babies and
am glad to testify
tnai i was comiort
able and free from
the annoyances that
go with such a con
dition. My chil
dren were born with
the createst ease.
In a very : short
time the medicine built up the tissues and
was the means of the regainment of my
health and strength. It fitted me for
nursing and helped increase the supply."
Mas. N. L. Weixs, 310 Ninth St., North,
St. Petersburg, Fla,
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It makes childbirth easy, and nursing
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or send 50 cents or SI. 00 to Dr. Pierce,
Invalids' Hotel, Buffalo, N. Y., for tab
lets. Write for i free book on woman'a
than the summer add fall of 1018 had
been. The crops had failed, and In
Europe there was scarcely any crop at
all. The wheat had failed, owing to
drought, and in Asia the rice crop
was cut in two this year by floods of
rain as it had suffered the year before
by lack of wdler. Only In the great
valleys of the Misisslppi, the Assl
nebolne, and the Saskatchewan In
North America and in' the valleys of
the Parana and the Salado lit the
southern , 'continent had rain and Bun
alternated so as to grow grain, but the
wheat of Argentina was only in the
process of thrashing, and, if It was ex
ported, It could not make up the short
age in Europe. .
' If tjie nations whose 'soldiers held
the coast states required the wheat
and the beef and the : fodder they
would have to annihilate the American
armies and then capture the supplies
before they could be destroyed.
For two years "now the regent's ar
mies had held the Atlantic states, and
for more v. than a year they had grad
ually been extending their lines till
they occupied almost all the Ohio val
ley east of the Wabash and the Cum
berland. The orientals neld half the
country west of the Cascades 'and the
Sierra Nevada s. Yet when either in
vader advanced and succeeded in driv
ing back the American army opposite,
the Americans continued, to lay waste
everything In their retreat. To the re
gent's repeated demand that the Amer
icans admit defeat and to his offer to
withdraw for proper indemaity the
America reply remained the same
and was made by deed as well as by
word, "We offer billions, for destruc
tion, not one cent for indemnity."
Upon - this brown day in autumn,
1919, Jim Ashby was grubbing the. lit
tle, dried up potatoes when an object,
meant for him, was cautiously passed
from prisoner to prisoner along the
rows !n the potato field. Jim obtained
it at last it was only a walnut but
there was a number scratched on the
The shell had been opened, the meat
removed and In its place was a paper
wad which, spread out, showed writ
ing. It was diminutive writing, but
the character of a woman's hand re
mained in the careful little words:
"A hole large enough to hold you has
been dug at the south end of this row.
It has a wooden cover concealed by
toil. Get some one to scatter , the soil
over the top again after you are in
and conceal yourself there at the. first
chance. As soon afterward as possible
make your way to the Cottonwood near
the stream direstly south. You will
be met there. For the sake of the raft
on the Hudson." "
Beatrice Logan only she could have
written that! lie had heard absolute
ly nothing of her, either directly or in
directly, since the day, almost two
years before, "when he had brought her
to the American lines near Cayuga
and he had left her to rejoin the army.
Jim worked his way slowly to the
end of the row. There was no differ
ent appearance to the ground there;
but, scraping some of the soil away,
he uncovered a barrel top which was
over a hole large enough to conceal
him. ' ';. ' ..
, Jim spoke to a comrade, and when a
group 'stood about Mm for an Instant
he dropped into the earth. Some one
scattered the soil again over his barrel
top, leaving open only a hole for air.
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